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Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 07-06-2009, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,032
Posted By ChrisDM
Nope, definitely not... I'm all for people hiring...

Nope, definitely not... I'm all for people hiring me to do what I do best, and hiring other people to do what they do best (and I do not).
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 07-04-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,032
Posted By ChrisDM
Thanks for everyone's help, I had it done by...

Thanks for everyone's help, I had it done by Overland plating and it is beautiful, even more beautiful than the pistol I was modeling it after!
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Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 06-10-2009, 12:53 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 21,150
Posted By ChrisDM
Thanks so much. It was in a consignment shop in...

Thanks so much. It was in a consignment shop in the So Cal desert, owned by Frank Sinatra Jr in fact... I love it, the best "pocket pistol" I could imagine. If course I could have bought 3 plastic...
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 06-02-2009, 03:04 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 21,150
Posted By ChrisDM
I jumped on the 380 bandwagon because sometimes...

I jumped on the 380 bandwagon because sometimes my "subcompact" .40mm CZ 2075 just isn't comfortable in long, light carry. Plus in considering the 380 as a very close quarters defensive weapon, I...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 05-13-2009, 11:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,032
Posted By ChrisDM
Still no replies here... Anybody?

Still no replies here... Anybody?
Firearms Forum: Semi-Auto Handguns 04-27-2009, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 796
Posted By ChrisDM
Pocketlite questions

Hey all, I just picked up a Colt Pocketlite on consignment and have a couple questions... Mainly all the info I can find seems to be about the "Colt Mustang", but mine is simply labeled "Colt...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-14-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,785
Posted By ChrisDM
Damn Cane, I'm going to have to start paying you...

Damn Cane, I'm going to have to start paying you for all of your great advice, thank you. I did do some research after my original post and found that Brownells makes a similar tool but it is $100......
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 04-14-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,785
Posted By ChrisDM
1911 Plunger tube assembly falls off...

Help! I recently bought my first 1911, a Kimber Eclipse Custom, for a 460 Rowland conversion project. The project has been a failure so far, but that's another topic. One of the problems was the 460...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 04-11-2009, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,044
Posted By ChrisDM
Fourn, that's a great document, thank you....

Fourn, that's a great document, thank you. However I found it because I was seeking out info on how to polish a slide (specifically a New stainless Beretta 92FS I have on the way). Your document...
Firearms Forum: Engraving & Refinishing 04-11-2009, 08:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,032
Posted By ChrisDM
Polish a Beretta slide?

Hey guys, I just bought an Inox (stainless) Beretta 92FS. I was inspired to buy it by this model below, no longer made by Beretta. It is an Inox finish but the flat section of the slide is bright...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-07-2009, 12:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,552
Posted By ChrisDM
Thanks again for all the help Cane... I guess I...

Thanks again for all the help Cane... I guess I made the mistake of taking it literally when Clark Custom said their 460 kit was "drop in"... They didn't mention needing lapping compounds or forged...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 04-06-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,552
Posted By ChrisDM
Cane & JD, thanks so much for the great advice...

Cane & JD, thanks so much for the great advice here. Finally an update (sadly) and some pics... First the pics:

A group photo, out with some friends in the desert last weekend:
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Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-19-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,552
Posted By ChrisDM
Just an update guys... I couldn't resist...

Just an update guys... I couldn't resist installing these parts myself. I picked up my new Kimber this morning, fired a couple hundred rounds through it and took it to the gunsmith for the upgrades....
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-11-2009, 02:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,552
Posted By ChrisDM
Thanks for the feedback guys... JD, I followed...

Thanks for the feedback guys... JD, I followed your buildoff, it was one of the reasons I'm building one of my own, so thanks!

As for the trigger replacement, I just like the look of the Wilson...
Firearms Forum: Gunsmithing Forum 03-10-2009, 03:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,705
Posted By ChrisDM
Ambi safety on a CZ 2075?

Hey guys, I'm considering the CZ Rami 2075, as it looks like the ideal little pistol for me. But it is a righthanded only safety and I'm a lefty... I haven't had a chance to handle one in person so I...
Firearms Forum: 1911 Forum 03-10-2009, 03:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,552
Posted By ChrisDM
Can I do this?

Hey guys, first post here looking forward to being a member... I just bought my first 1911, a Kimber Eclipse Custom. I also bought a bunch of parts for it, and am wondering if I should try to install...
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 03-05-2009, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,106
Posted By ChrisDM
That baby eagle is just a CZ, I would rather get...

That baby eagle is just a CZ, I would rather get a genuine CZ....
Firearms Forum: General Handgun Discussion 03-05-2009, 09:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 35,333
Posted By ChrisDM
I did A LOT or research on this subject as I'm...

I did A LOT or research on this subject as I'm backpacking/camping by myself in remote areas for my photography. So protection was my first priority but weight was also a consideration as I trek for...
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